School: Grianán Ailigh (roll number 2049)

Location:
Grianan of Aileach, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Niall S. Mac Aoidh

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Local Ruins

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1108, Page 199

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Adjacent to the Grange shore lie the ruins of an ancient Catholic Church wrested from the Irish Catholics by the planters during the persecutions. Surrounding those ruins is an extensive consecrated graveyard in which both Catholics and Presbyterian bury their dead.
Not very far from this there is the ruins of a castle connected with an under ground tunnel to Grianan castle.
About a mile from

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Collector
Margaret Campbell
Gender
female
Address
Toulett, Co. Donegal
Language
English